31 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

31 days in Natchez Trace Itinerary

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Fly to Alexandria, Taxi to Natchez
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Natchez
— 5 nights
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Jackson
— 4 nights
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Tupelo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tuscumbia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hohenwald
— 4 nights
Drive
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Franklin
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nashville
— 5 nights
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Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Natchez: Port Gibson (Grand Gulf Military Park & Windsor Ruins). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Longwood, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Natchez Brewing Company, admire the striking features of Auburn Museum & Historic Home, and admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Natchez vacation planner.

Knoxville to Natchez is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Knoxville to Natchez, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Knoxville in September since evenings lows in Natchez dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

4
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Jackson

Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. Jackson is known for museums, childrens museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, contemplate the long history of Original First Baptist Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Town Brewing Co., and learn more about the world around you at Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jackson trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Natchez to Jackson in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daily temperatures in Jackson can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tupelo.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

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Tupelo

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi. Tupelo is known for scenic drive, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Natchez Trace Pkwy, examine the collection at Tupelo Automobile Museum, take an in-depth tour of Oren Dunn City Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Tupelo Veteran's Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tupelo travel route builder.

Drive from Jackson to Tupelo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in September, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tuscumbia.

Things to do in Tupelo

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

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Tuscumbia

Tuscumbia is a city in and the county seat of Colbert County, Alabama, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Decatur (Old Decatur Historic District, Morgan Coutny Archives, &more) and Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall (in Florence). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Muscle Shoals Sound Studio, snap pictures at Old Railroad Bridge, contemplate the long history of Ivy Green, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at University of North Alabama.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tuscumbia using our trip planner.

You can drive from Tupelo to Tuscumbia in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hohenwald.

Things to do in Tuscumbia

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Hohenwald

Hohenwald is a city in and the county seat of Lewis County, Tennessee. Change things up with these side-trips from Hohenwald: David Crockett State Park (in Lawrenceburg), Keg Springs Winery (in Hampshire) and Grinder's Switch Winery (in Centerville). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Milky Way Farm, sample the fine beverages at Tenn South Distillery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Meriwether Lewis Park and Monument, and do a tasting at Amber Falls Winery & Cellars.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hohenwald travel planning site.

You can drive from Tuscumbia to Hohenwald in 2 hours. September in Hohenwald sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Hohenwald

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

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Franklin

More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Franklin: Tullahoma (Cascade Hollow Distilling Co., Home of George Dickel & Short Springs Natural Area), Lynchburg (Diamond Gusset Jean Company & Old Jail Museum) and Rippavilla Plantation (in Spring Hill). Next up on the itinerary: witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, contemplate the long history of President James K. Polk Home & Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery 202, and see the interesting displays at Carter House.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Franklin trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hohenwald to Franklin in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville travel route planner.

Nashville is just a short distance from Franklin. In September, daytime highs in Nashville are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods